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Origin Stories: The Drive to Toronto

I was talking with someone about long drives the other day, and remembered the many, long drives my family used to make to Toronto. Thinking about it, those trips may have had a hand in my love of long drives. 1,107 more words

The Road

Daredevil - Nelson v. Murdock (Review)

To celebrate the launch of Marvel’s Daredevil and the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, we are reviewing all thirteen episodes of the first season of Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil… 3,219 more words


How Did I Get Here?

“The freelance writer is a man who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.” – Robert Benchley

Like many writers, I’ve been writing pretty much since I was old enough to hold a pencil, and before that, I dictated my stories, poems, and essays to my unfailingly patient grandparents to write down for me.

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Writers Writing About Writing

The World Without Racism Turns 1

I was never the crowd-funding Type.

I actually hated giving online.

Not giving, as in the feeling when you give a gift to someone, but the unfamiliar digital process, the misunderstanding of how much it means to someone, how giving money builds a brand; a product. 263 more words

Finding Roanoak Origin

I found myself one summer housesitting for a friend and taking care of her dog for 6 weeks while she went to visit family. She owned a beautiful century home a block and a half from the fire station and three blocks from the library and a Chipotle. 263 more words

Finding Roanoak

"Every Wednesday, Rain or Shine, Hell or Highwater. We'll be riding."

“Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. 144 more words